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Archive - 2014

October 12th

Train problem to be studied

October 12, 2014

BLACKFOOT — Even though the City of Blackfoot was denied the $1 million Tiger Grant to pay for a feasibility study on building an overpass (or underpass) over the train tracks, city leaders will move forward with another plan in its ongoing effort to help remedy the "train problem" in the city.

Wanted man arrested at Frisbee tourney

October 12, 2014

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon.
KVAL-TV says police in Eugene, Oregon, arrested Jahson Marryshow around 5 p.m. last Sunday.
The Ulster County sheriff's office in New York says the 32-year-old, formerly of Woodstock, New York, was indicted in late 2010 on charges of robbing a Bank of America there. Marryshow is also accused of stealing a car and setting a barn on fire as a diversion.

October 10th

Offense powers Broncos to senior night win over Preston 40-21

October 11, 2014

BLACKFOOT — As the clock wound down in the fourth quarter the Blackfoot High School student section began chanting "seniors, seniors, seniors."
And with good reason the 24 seniors who were celebrating their final regular season home game Friday night left their mark on the visiting Preston Indians as the group of Damon Bodkin, Andrew Hatch and Si Hoskins combined for four touchdowns as the Broncos cruised to a 40-21 win at Blackfoot High School Friday night.

Shelley uses big fourth to down South Fremont

October 11, 2014

SHELLEY—Entering the fourth quarter of Friday's homecoming football game, Shelley trailed South Fremont 14—10.
However, the Russets benefited from a 34-point fourth quarter to win their homecoming game 44—14 Friday night, getting two interception returns from Braxton Smith within the span of 40 seconds.

After the opening kickoff, the Russets marched 63 yards in 8 plays to the Cougars' 15-yard line.
However, the drive stalled, as Russets quarterback Tyler Fredrickson fumbled and the Cougars recovered at their own 10-yard line.

Ridge Crest students take jump roping seriously

October 11, 2014

BLACKFOOT—The Ridge Crest Elementary school jumprope team students are jumping to new heights thanks to a $2,500 grant from Bingham Memorial Hospital. The team of 130 students (grades 1-5) had a chance to learn from some of the best when the award winning "ProForm Airborne" Jumprope team from Idaho Falls came to their school on Friday. Not only did the team show off its best moves, but they stayed afterwards to conduct a workshop with the students.
The participants learned new rope tricks in single rope, double dutch, partner skills and much more.

Woman recalls mystery trip to 1960s home

October 10, 2014

BOISE (AP) — Cynthia Adams took a 2,400-mile trip down memory lane in late September.
It wasn't something she planned. It just happened, she said.
Now the 52-year-old and her family are searching for answers to what triggered the four-day episode, which began when she abandoned daily errands after a Sept. 24 psychologist appointment and — without telling anyone — set out on a solo trip to her childhood home in Clara, Miss.

Myrtle Ellen Jepson, 93

October 10, 2014

Myrtle Ellen Jepson, 93, our precious mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, went home to her Savior on October 8, 2014, surrounded by her family.  She was born on August 22, 1921, in Marriott, Utah, to Joseph Henry and Martha Ritchie Gooch. She grew up in Marriott, Utah, and Riverside, Idaho. She was the youngest of 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls, all deceased.

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October 9th

Free flu shots at BMH

October 10, 2014

BLACKFOOT — Some winced, some cried, some giggled - while others stayed stiff as a board - as Idaho State University nursing students administered over 500 free flu shots to folks young and old at Bingham Memorial Hospital's open house celebration on Thursday evening.
In addition to drawing a crowd with the free shots, hospital officials presented an evening of food, entertainment and prizes. There was face painting, balloons and a food table for the kids, giving parents a chance to mingle and visit with the new healthcare providers who were there to meet the community.

Lady Panthers battle through adversity for win on senior night

October 10, 2014

THOMAS — The way the match began Thursday night it was easy to think the Snake River Lady Panthers were going to roll visiting South Fremont.
But that was far from the case.
After rolling over the Cougars 25-13 in set one, the Panthers had to battle and claw to take set two 25-21.
Snake River dropped set three forcing a fourth set.
In the fourth and final set the Panthers led the entire way, but had to fight off a very tough Cougar team at the end to earn 25-20 win and take the match 3-1.

 

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